Revana Cabernet Sauvignon Terroir Series 2017, Napa Valley, California

The Revana Estate Vineyard is situated in a prime part of St. Helena where deep, well-drained alluvial soils pair with warm days and cool nights to provide an ideal terroir for Cabernet Sauvignon. Hands-on vineyard management ensures that the natural potential of each vine is realized and only perfect Cabernet grapes are brought into the winery. “Under the guidance of Thomas Rivers Brown as Winemaker and Jim Barbour as Vineyard Manager, we have continued to turn our farming focus inward in the interest of elevating the quality of the Revana Vineyard.” 2016 Vintage – 83% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot, 2% Petit Verdot. Extremely limited irrigation to encourage vine stress. 100% Napa Valley fruit from Oak Knoll, St. Helena and Calistoga AVAs. Five day cold soak prior to 16 day whole berry fermentation. Aged 14 months in 85% new French oak. 12 months bottle aging. Tasting notes – Nose: Black olive, violet, caramel, black currant. Palate – Slate, crushed rockm black walnut, graham cracker crust, balsamic